The talk will be an overview of the possibilities and history and future course of the FontTools Python library and its TTX tool companion.
FontTools/TTX is an indispensable tool for anyone who needs to deal with the finer details of TrueType and OpenType fonts, or who needs to create or process fonts in ways that go beyond font editor capabilities.
Type Designer / Programmer
Just van Rossum graduated in 1989 at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in The Hague, where he studied with Gerrit Noordzij. His collaborations with Erik van Blokland under the name LettError became well known and their FF Beowolf typeface has been included in the permanent collection of the MoMa in New…
Internationalization Software Engineer, Google Inc.
Behdad Esfahbod was born and grew up in Iran loving typography and computers. He studied computer engineering at Sharif University in Tehran while discovering the world of digital typography and Open Source. In 2003 he moved to Canada, studied at the University of Toronto, became a regular contributor to many…